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Timothy Ryan, Ph.D.

Timothy Ryan, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry Professor of Biochemistry in Anesthesiology
Phone: 
(212) 746-6403

The Ryan laboratory develops and applies quantitative methods to understand the molecular underpinnings of synapse function with a particular emphasis on the control of neurotransmitter release and the recycling of synaptic vesicles. The lab discovered that nerve terminals represent one of the critical loci of metabolic vulnerability in the brain which has led them to explore questions of how fuel availability and combustion is regulated to support synapse function.

Lab Members

Ghazaleh Ashrafi

Postdoctoral Associate

Nimra Asi

Graduate Student

Jaime de Juan-Sanz

Postdoctoral Associate

Ryan Farrell

Graduate Student

Andrew Nelson

Postdoctoral Associate

Maria Camila Pulido-Puentes

Postdoctoral Associate

Johnny Ye

Research Technician

Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Biochemistry 1300 York Avenue,
Box #63 Room A-108
New York, NY 10065 Phone: (646) 962-2759